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Arkansas Blue Cross Announces New Hire, Promotion

Arkansas Blue Cross Announces New Hire, Promotion

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield on Friday announced the hiring of Dr. Mark Jansen as vice president and chief medical officer and the promotion of Max Greenwood to vice president of government and media affairs. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

NLR Warehouse Near I-30 Sold for $2.8M

NLR Warehouse Near I-30 Sold for $2.8M

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An office-warehouse project in North Little Rock, medical office space in west Little Rock and Conway, apartments in south Little Rock and commercial property in Sherwood form this week's five-piece of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

UAMS Researcher Gets $1.2M Grant For DNA Research

UAMS Researcher Gets $1.2M Grant For DNA Research

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Robert Eoff, Ph.D., has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his work at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on DNA damage, cell replication and its implications for diseases like dementia, ALS and cancer. read more >

UAMS Awarded $763K for Mass Spectrometer

UAMS Awarded $763K for Mass Spectrometer

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded a $763,971 National Institutes of Health grant that will fund the purchase of biomedical research equipment with new capabilities unavailable elsewhere in the state. read more >

UAMS Cancer Researcher Awarded $542K Grant

UAMS Cancer Researcher Awarded $542K Grant

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Brian Walker, Ph.D., with the Myeloma Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $542,486, three-year grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to look at changes in the DNA sequence that affects the development and advancement of multiple myeloma. read more >

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

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A Fayetteville dentist is suing Berkshire Life Insurance for past benefits in the amount of about $200,000 after the company stopped paying her claims following a workout accident. read more >

That's Just Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

That's Just Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Rivendell's hiring of a nurse still on professional probation for a drug problem to work with drug addicts, and then protecting him to the point of destroying evidence feels like a systemic problem. read more >

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

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It's been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state's top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family's fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. read more >